Blood vomitings

I had blood vomiting (once) today..I had gum problem since 4-5 gums are week ,blood gets expelled out regularly...I felt I swallowed blood and it has come out in the form of vomit. I also had pain in the chest ( similar to severe acidity) after vomiting pain has gone.. Suggestion needed on doctor to consult.
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Hello, Mallory-Weiss tears are most often caused by forceful or long-term vomiting or coughing. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy is suggested to confirm diagnosis. From how long you have gum problem . chances of bleeding will be there you have gum infection or low platelet count . Consult general surgeon and OGD is required he'll refer you to gastroenterologist.
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